The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc has ordered the Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Command to immediately carry out discrete investigations into the incident depicted in the attached trending video from a location believed to be in Kogi State.
A video that went viral captured the moment a Nigerian Policeman in Kogi State assaulted passengers who frowned at him for corking his gun while they were inside a commercial vehicle. In the video, some of the passengers alleged that the Policemen found a laptop with a man who said he is a student, and when he was asked what he uses the laptop for, he told them it's for school assignment.
· As IGP orders deployment of 34,587 police personnel, 3 Police helicopters, others to Anambra State The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc has ordered the mobilization and deployment of a total of Thirty-Four Thousand, Five Hundred and Eighty-Seven (34,587) police personnel, three (3) Police Helicopters, technical capabilities of the Police Airwing, the Force Marine and the Force Animal Branch, and other operational assets for the Anambra State Gubernatorial Elections slated for 6th November, 2021.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba's decision to deploy 34,587 police officers, three Police Helicopters, the technical capabilities of the Police Airwing, the Force Marine, and the Force Animal Branch, as well as other operational assets to Anambra State ahead of the upcoming gubernatorial election seem not to go down well with some people.
A Southeastern socio-cultural group known as 'Anambra United' has called on the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba Alkali to deploy Police Commissioner Abutu Yaro to Anambra, to help curb the menace of the unknown gunmen current plaguing the state. The group believes that Abutu Yaro, a former Commissioner of Police in Imo State has the ability and experience to subdue the gunmen currently laying siege to Anambra State.
Opinion: Why The Plan To Deploy About Opinion: Why The Plan To Deploy About 34,587 Police For Anambra Governorship Election Is In Order
Few days ago, the punch newspaper reported that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Usman Baba said that about 34,587 policemen would be deployed for the November 6, 2021, governorship election in Anambra State. Meanwhile, it has continued to generate mixed reactions from Nigerians.
According to a report published by Channels Television not long ago, the Nigeria Police Force is ready to do all it can to make sure that the forthcoming Anambra election is conducted without any form of security bridge. To that effect, the Inspector General of Police(IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, disclosed in Abuja, that the Police Force will deploy a total number of 34,587 Police officers to Anambra State, for the November 6 gubernatorial election.
· As IGP Enjoins Bayelsans to Accord the New CP Maximum Cooperation The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc has ordered the posting of CP Ben Nebolisa Okolo, fdc to Bayelsa State as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in-charge of the State.
· Assures Safe and Secure Electoral Process in Anambra State The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc, has assured the nation of the commitment of the Force to securing the public space and upholding the democratic values ahead of the November 6th, 2021, Anambra State Gubernatorial Election.
The November 6th gubernatorial election in Anambra State is just a few weeks away. Political parties and politicians that are set to participate in the election have started making earnest plans to ensure that they emerge victorious at the end of the day. It is good to understand that there are key players that must work round the clock to ensure that the election is hitch-free and credible.
Photo Credit: Google IGP Deploys Helicopters, Officers To Anambra Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has given directive for 34,587 police personnel as well as three Police Helicopters to be mobilised to Anambra State ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial election so as to guarantee a hitch-free exercise.
The November 6th Governorship elections in Anambra state is gradually receiving the needed endorsement as the Inspector general of police, Usman Baba Alkali has laid out a strong action plan to ensure the security of lives and property during the exercise. Recall the Anambra election has been marred with controversies as the possibility of holding the elections have been doubted due to the menace of deadly gunmen who have turned the state into a mini-war zone.
According to reports, the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Usman Alkali Baba, says contrary to reports making the rounds, that there is no plan to reinstate the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad into Nigeria Police Force (NPF). Recall that SARS was disbanded in November last year after series of protests across Nigeria against the police unit's brutality.
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Usman Alkali Baba (the Inspector General of Police), has reportedly deployed 34,587 police personnel and three Police Helicopters to Anambra State ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial election. According to the IGP, the deployment is focused on creating a conducive and enabling environment that will guarantee the peaceful conduct of the forthcoming election in Anambra.
The dethroned Emir of Maru in Zamfara State, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, has lost a case filed against the Inspector General of Police, IGP Muhammad Adamu(now retired) and five others. The case was struck out on Friday October 8,2021, by a high court sitting in Gusau, the capital of Zamfara State.
Ghanian Inspector General of Police, George Dampare, lamented the dependence on security agencies for peaceful elections in West African countries, noting that it suggests democracy is still in its infancy. The IGP stated this during the panel discussion titled, "Security Forces and Inclusive, Peaceful Democratic Elections in the ECOWAS Region Consolidation," which was held on Friday in Ghana.
IGP Commences Reorganization, Training & Re-orientation Of MOPOL To Combat Violent Crimes In Nigeria
The IGP, Usman Alkali Baba in a strategic meeting with the Police Mobile Force Commanders at the Force Headquarters recently, said that the MOPOL unit will continue to do everything within its capacity to fight all kinds of violent crimes including banditry, kidnapping, rape, armed robbery, cultism & violent extremism, amongst others, that have become rampant across the country.
The Inspector General Of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, promised the Nigerian Police Force would provide adequate security in Anambra State before and during the course of November 6 gubernatorial election in the state. The IGP, according to Mr. Frank MBA, The Force public Relations Officer, made this known during a strategic meeting with Commanders of the Police Mobile Force held at the Force Headquarters, Abuja on Wednesday, 13th October, 2021.
Amidst Nigerians preparation for another peaceful protest which is expected to hold on Wednesday, 20th of October 2021. According to recent reports, Femi Falana (SAN), a Lawyer and Human right activist has sent a letter to the Inspector General Of Police, Usman Baba.